What is Atyla?

Atyla Ship Foundation is a charity dedicated to promoting life skills and raising awareness about their importance.

Life Skills

We offer adventure sailing trips to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds.

The adventure on board is fun and interesting, but also tough and full of challenges.

Our crew uses those challenges to help you step out of your comfort zone, get to know yourself better, and improve 8 skills that are essential for anyone’s live:

  • Intercultural communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility
  • Courage
  • Resilience

About the charity

Registered in Spain, by our homeport at the maritime museum of Bilbao, Atyla Ship Foundation pursues its social cause in an ethical and sustainable way.

The project is funded through the contributions of those who join the sailing trips, as well as by renting the ship for events and visiting maritime festivals.

In these festivals, where millions of visitors gather every year, we invite the public to visit the ship and discover the mission and the activities of the charity.

All our profits, as well as 100% of all monetary donations received, are put towards a Financial Aid Fund that allows people with low income to also join our trips.

Donate to our Financial Aid Fund

Why and how do we do this?
Our mission, vision and values
Who’s behind the project?
Meet those who make this possible
A worldwide unique ship
About the ship and its incredible history